Other names: Henry George
Locations in this story: Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake, WiltshireGallipoli, TurkeyHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, TurkeyThe Cross, Ebbesbourne Wake, WiltshireEbbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
Story: Henry George Hardiman was born on 10th April, 1881 in Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. He was the son of William Hardiman, a farm labourer, and Sarah Ann Hardiman (nee Coombs). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, living in Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake and working as a Farm Labourer. His mother died in 1913. He enlisted in Devizes, Wiltshire, as a Private and joined the 5th Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 18773). He served at Gallipoli and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 10th August 1915 and his name appears on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey (Panel 156 to 158). At the time of his death his father was next of kin and living at The Cross, Ebbesbourne Wake. Henry is remembered on the Ebbesbourne Wake War Memorial. His brother, Bertram John Hardiman, served and survived the conflict.